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Homemade Pirani vacuum gauge controller with Arduino

Reading Time: 2 minutes Arduino Team — January 15th, 2022 In theory, a Pirani gauge is a very simple device for measuring the pressure of a gas within a container, as it consists of a heated metal wire that loses heat as the pressure increases internally. With this value now known, the electrical resistance can be measured and used […]

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Have you checked out our winter sale?

Reading Time: < 1 minute Arduino Team — January 14th, 2022 Start the year with a new Arduino hardware component. Or two, or three! Dozens of our products are currently discounted at 20% for our annual winter sale. Just head over to the Arduino store and pick out all the modules, shields and carriers that fit your needs. We even […]

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This clock counts down to retirement

Reading Time: 2 minutes Arduino Team — January 14th, 2022 For most people, the idea of retiring is a very exciting thought. Finally, after decades of hard work, you can clock out for the last time and spend the rest of your life relaxing and enjoying your leisure years. RdRnr318’s coworker updates her whiteboard every day to countdown the […]

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The 2021 Arduino Open Source Report is out

Reading Time: 2 minutes Arduino Team — January 13th, 2022 We’re excited to announce the Arduino Open Source Report for 2021 is now available, offering many insights into the development of our open-source ecosystem during the past year. In this retrospective report you’ll learn about the activities Arduino carried out in the last twelve months, thanks to the hard […]

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Let your ideas take flight in the Arduino Cloud Games

Reading Time: 3 minutes Arduino’s brand new initiative, the Arduino Cloud Games, is now live and accepting submissions. This new program is a way to build a community showcase of the most creative, innovative ideas that show the vast potential and scope of connected projects. Let’s take a look at how you can get involved, and let your ideas […]

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PsyLink is a low-cost, non-invasive EMG interface based on the Nano 33 BLE Sense

Reading Time: 2 minutes Arduino Team — January 10th, 2022 Non-invasive EMG interfaces have the potential to solve many problems that afflict those who suffer from a disability or simply want a more efficient way to perform a task. This is what led one maker, who goes by the name “Hut,” to create their own open source device called PsyLink. […]

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’80s-style home computer made from scratch using an Arduino Due

Reading Time: 2 minutes ’80s-style home computer made from scratch using an Arduino Due Arduino Team — January 10th, 2022 As a continuation from his previous Arduino BASIC interpreter project, Stefan Lenz wanted to take things a step further by recreating a home computer from the 1980s with an Arduino Due board and just a few other components. His system combines a […]

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A cosmic background radiation die for your next game night

Reading Time: 2 minutes Arduino Team — January 6th, 2022 In the aftermath of the Big Bang, a cloud of charged particles, referred to as the cosmic microwave background radiation (CMB), was left over. This can not only be detected by advanced scientific equipment, but also by a Geiger counter. iSax aimed to use this idea for a novel virtual die that measures […]

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PVC pipe plotter prints pretty pictures

Reading Time: 2 minutes Arduino Team — January 5th, 2022 Instructables user tuenhidiy wanted to create a new kind of CNC plotter that was unlike nearly all of the others you’ve seen. Rather than use aluminum extrusions or wood, this machine is constructed from various pieces of PVC pipe all cut to exact lengths, hence its name, the “CoreXZ […]

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Neatly fold your t-shirts with an Arduino-powered robot

Reading Time: 2 minutes Arduino Team — January 3rd, 2022 Folding t-shirts isn’t a fun process for many people, and even worse, it’s difficult to get them looking the exact same way when the pile of folded clothing is completed. So in order to make it easier, mechanical engineering students Pietro Oppici, Corentin Vandebroek, Stefano Pontoglio, and Quentin Bertieaux set […]

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This Samsung Ballie-inspired spherical robot gets around on a couple of wheels

Reading Time: 2 minutes Arduino Team — January 3rd, 2022 Back in early 2020, Samsung demonstrated their Ballie robot concept at CES, and although it never got off the ground, it inspired Derek Lieber to create his own version of a gyroscopically stabilized robot that moves with a pair of hemispherical “wheels” on each side. Lieber’s project, which he calls “Ballbot2”, is […]

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Homemade thermal battery system keeps the shop cool with Arduino

Reading Time: 2 minutes Arduino Team — January 3rd, 2022 When trying to cool off a space, most people reach for an air conditioning unit that uses a pump, compressor, refrigerant, and a radiator to move heat from inside a room to the outside air. But in a break from this typical model, YouTuber Curtis in Seattle came up […]

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Top 10 Arduino blog posts of 2021

Reading Time: 4 minutes Arduino Team — December 31st, 2021 To say it’s been another challenging year would be an understatement, but it’s reassuring to see that the top 10 Arduino blog posts of 2021 show us that makers have persevered, undaunted. As we sprint headlong into 2022 with hope for a return to normality (whatever that might actually […]

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This gear turns only once every 346 quintillion years

Reading Time: 2 minutes Arduino Team — December 31st, 2021 Mechanical advantage is the single most important principle in mechanical engineering. Archimedes is quoted as saying “Give me a lever long enough and a fulcrum on which to place it, and I shall move the world.” We could say the same of gear reductions, but they have the added […]